Although the results of the United States presidential race were delayed well beyond Election Night, Hoosiers learned the winners of several state and local races soon after the polls closed as Republicans secured their grip on state and federal offices.
The Indiana Court of Appeals on Monday ordered the acquittal of John Larkin, convicted of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2012 shooting death of his wife. In overturning the verdict, the appellate panel concluded the LaPorte Superior Court erred in instructing Larkin’s jury. The years-long case was marked by police and prosecutorial misconduct.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has vacated a Tipton County man’s pointing a firearm and criminal recklessness convictions, finding them to be included offenses of his separate convictions for attempted murder.
A Delaware County mother could not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals on Wednesday that a trial court erred in terminating her parental rights to her minor child with special needs. The appellate court found the termination was in the child’s best interest.
Each of the seven Indiana appellate judges up for retention this year have received favorable recommendations from members of the Indiana State Bar Association. The state bar released results of its retention survey Wednesday morning.
Court orders in favor of the city of Indianapolis in the latest of long-running disputes over a dilapidated condominium development on the city’s northeast side were upheld on appeal Tuesday, including an order that the condo corporation and members pay half of a receiver’s fees.
A worshiper’s lawsuit against the Sikh temple where he was stabbed in a 2018 confrontation was reinstated Tuesday after the Indiana Court of Appeals found the temple had notice of an escalating factional feud over leadership. The temple also “had reason to recognize the probability or likelihood of looming harm,” the panel determined.
Hoosier voters in November will decided whether seven Indiana appellate judges should retain their positions for the next 10 years. A Supreme Court justice, the chief judge of the Indiana Court of Appeals and five other appellate jurists are on the fall retention ballot.
A scooter driver who won a trial court ruling when he sued to obtain insurance coverage after a crash lost on appeal Monday when judgment in his favor was reversed and an appellate court instead found for his insurer.
An appellate panel split Monday in reversing on whether an online travel media company substantially performed its obligations under its settlement agreement with a marketing technology company regarding the use of subscriber data.
A man whose medical records were allegedly altered by practitioners cannot independently pursue a suit over that alteration without first proceeding through a separate medical review panel, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday.
An Indianapolis restaurant that appealed the denial of summary judgment in a woman’s slip-and-fall case won a divided ruling Monday when two of three members of an Indiana Court of Appeals panel sided with the eatery.
A woman who learned years after she had been told that a hepatitis test was negative that in fact the test had come back positive had her case reinstated Friday by the majority of an Indiana Court of Appeals panel. Two of three judges found a clinic fraudulently concealed the woman’s positive test result.
A Carmel landlord was properly awarded damages of nearly $250,000 plus attorney fees in a dispute over unpaid office rent, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. The appellate court found no grounds for disturbing a Hamilton Superior Court’s judgment that discredited the tenant’s argument.
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed on Friday a more than $2.4 million verdict for an Indiana farm that suffered after its crops were damaged by plant-killing chemicals.
In granting a petition to transfer, Indiana Supreme Court justices lowered a man’s sentence after he was convicted of three counts of felony rape. A dissenting justice, however, would have denied transfer in the case.
A father who sued the Indiana Department of Child Services after his son died in the custody of his mother and her boyfriend was barred from continuing with his lawsuit Wednesday by the Indiana Court of Appeals. A panel of judges ruled for DCS, finding the father had not timely given the agency tort claim notice.
Former employees of the Indiana Attorney General’s Office and the Indiana Department of Child Services who were listed as ineligible for rehire after being let go did not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that their dismissed cases against the state deserved reversal.
A majority of an Indiana Court of Appeals panel has affirmed a woman’s attempted obstruction of justice conviction after she confronted a neighbor who was subpoenaed to give deposition in a criminal case involving her.